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Healthy chicken cacciatore (high protein)

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Healthy chicken cacciatore (high protein)

Method

  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add 2-3 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion, the garlic, and add them to the pan.
  • Cut the peppers into cubes, add them to the pan, and sauté. Cut the mushrooms into thin slices and add them to the pan. Add salt, pepper, thyme, and sauté for 15-20 minutes until they are cooked through and caramelized.
  • Transfer the vegetables into a bowl and place the same pan over high heat.
  • Cut the chicken into small pieces and add them to the pan. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt, pepper, and sauté for 3-4 minutes until golden brown.
  • Transfer the veggies back to the pan with the chicken, add the chili flakes, the tomato, 1 ladleful of the water where the spaghetti is boiling, and boil over medium heat for 5-6 minutes.
  • At the same time, in a pot with boiling water, add some salt and the spaghetti. Boil according to the packet’s instructions.
  • Transfer the spaghetti to the pan and simmer for 1 minute until they absorb the sauce.
  • Serve with light cheese, basil, pepper, and olive oil.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

483
Calories (kcal)
24 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

9.7
Total Fat (g)
14 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

1.9
Saturated Fat (g)
10 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

51.0
Total Carbs (g)
20 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

11.0
Sugars (g)
12 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

43.0
Protein (g)
86 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

6.7
Fibre (g)
27 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.86
Sodium (g)
14 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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